• CT 2017: In-form South Africa face lacklustre Pakistan
CT 2017: In-form South Africa face lacklustre Pakistan

Sarfraz Ahmed went ahead and named his side for the game, confirming that Junaid Khan will come in for the injured Wahab Riaz , while Fakhar Zaman will make his ODI debut in Ahmed Shehzad's place. Pakistan will aim to bounce back from their humiliating defeat against India when they take on South Africa in their penultimate Champions Trophy ...

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  • NBA Champs Golden State Warriors Mulling Rejection of Trump White House Visit
NBA Champs Golden State Warriors Mulling Rejection of Trump White House Visit

The Cavaliers, led by stars LeBron James' 41 points and Kyrie Irving's 26, repeatedly battled back and pulled Cleveland within striking distance of Golden State in the second half. "I love it, I love the group, I love coaching them every day, and this is what I want to do for a long time". "I ain't got nothin' to say", Durant said, trophy in ha...

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  • Pakistan thrash the hosts to reach final
Pakistan thrash the hosts to reach final

India plays Bangladesh on Thursday at Edgbaston in the other semi-final match with India the clear favourite - but so was England . India vs Bangladesh is the second semifinal, to be played at Edgbaston on Thursday, and what India can not do, absolutely can not do, is take Bangladesh lightly.

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  • Golden State Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Undecided on Team White House Visit
Golden State Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Undecided on Team White House Visit

It also created lofty expectations for Durant, with many onlookers saying his move would be a failure if the Warriors did not go on to win a title in their first season together. Despite missing 19 games to injury, Durant showcased enough of his brilliance to put all doubts of his fit in Golden State to rest. Curry was a facilitator; he had a gam...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan stun England to reach final
Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan stun England to reach final

Holders India will be favourites against Bangladesh on Thursday but as Pakistan proved against England , there are no guarantees in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals. "I felt like we were trying to take a positive option against them", said Morgan. "I think they have some very talented players like Shakib al Hasan , Tamim iqbal , Mahmu...

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  • NBA Warriors' star Curry to pass on White House celebration visit
NBA Warriors' star Curry to pass on White House celebration visit

Jordan and Johnson's names came to James without any hesitation when asked by The Associated Press which past greats he would like to play with. Not only does Curry's ability to pull-up off the dribble draw multiple defenders at the point of attack - the reason the Cavaliers elected to trap him in the pick-and-roll for most of the series - Durant...

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  • Nadal wins record 10th French Open title
Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

He moved through the French Open , losing fewer games than he has ever lost before a final, and he also beat the only player who has beaten him on clay this year, Dominic Thiem , in the semifinals. The fourth-seeded Spaniard continued his clay-court prowess, easily winning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 on Court Philippe-Chatrier in two hours, five minutes for ...

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  • Leeds Set To Appoint Former Spain International As New Boss
Leeds Set To Appoint Former Spain International As New Boss

In true Papal style Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has updated his Twitter with news of "White smoke" from Elland Road heralding the proclamation of a new man for the Leeds United hotseat. Radrizzani identified Huddersfield Town's David Wagner and Reading's Jaap Stam as candidates for the job but Huddersfield's promotion to the Premier Leag...

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  • Gareth Southgate: 'There is no magic wand for England, that's the reality'
Gareth Southgate: 'There is no magic wand for England, that's the reality'

Wonderkid Mbappe gave John Stones a number of problems, while Dembele panicked England's back three - or five - and with 12 minutes to go the talented starlets had the final say. Paris: England's first experience of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR)  resulted in Harry Kane's second goal from the penalty spot in the friendly global against...

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  • Warriors say no decision made on White House visit
Warriors say no decision made on White House visit

James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families". Marty Yongue, director of Retail Operations for the Golden State Warriors , said online sales are booming, too. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 ...

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  • LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament
LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament

Everything he says, does and fails to do is scrutinized and picked apart with a fine-tooth comb. James is now 3-5 all-time in the NBA Finals . not exactly dominant, but not too shabby either. I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. So I think that could be really good. I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. And it's not just James who i...

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  • Dana White offers more details on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight
Dana White offers more details on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

McGregor is contractually obligated to the UFC and had to reach an agreement that would allow him to participate in a boxing match. McGregor took to his Instagram account to confirm " THE FIGHT IS ON ". "If I had to tell you right here, right now, do I think Conor's coming back this year?" McGregor has not fought since his win over...

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  • India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh
India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

For India , nothing short of a place in the summit round will satisfy them while Bangladesh are standing at the cusp of what could be the biggest day in their cricketing history, if they manage to pull off a victory. Kohli became the first Indian to score a century in a World Cup debut match as India won by 87 runs. "As a batsman you want to...

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  • Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns
Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns

Joe Root's 46 and 43 from the returning Jonny Bairstow were the only scores of real note from their team's total of 211, with Hasan Ali taking 3-35, while Junaid Khan and Rumman Raees both took two wickets apiece. "This is not necessarily a grudge match ". I know it could have been any opposition. We will play just another match . But st...

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  • LeBron James says he never played for a
LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

He also shot over 56 percent from the field, and over 38 percent from downtown. Up until the post-game presscon, James remained defiant that the Cavs were capable of beating the Warriors team that dominated them in four of five games. "The best player in the world is Michael Jordan". James told the Associated Press he'd have to think about whi...

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  • Pakistan Beat England by 8 Wickets, Enters into CT Final
Pakistan Beat England by 8 Wickets, Enters into CT Final

Bangladesh have long discarded their reputation as the whipping boys of elite worldwide cricket, particularly in the one-day format, and earned a first semi-final spot in a global competition with a thrilling win over New Zealand. They had been handily placed on 128 for 2 in the 28th over when Joe Root fell to Shadab Khan, but the rest of the batt...

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  • Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4
Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4

He was eased into the season by pitching five innings in a no-decision against the Chicago White Sox but looked sharp Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles . Two weeks after sustaining a concussion, New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury isn't sure when he will return. He is 0-5 with a 10.50 ERA in his last five starts.

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  • What to expect as fixtures of 2017-18 Premier League is out
What to expect as fixtures of 2017-18 Premier League is out

However, his side face a daunting end to the season with their final four games including trips to Manchester City and Chelsea , plus Everton and Arsenal at home. West Ham United's first home game of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign against Southampton will be rescheduled as the London Stadium undergoes renovation following the concl...

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  • 'McGregor will do well to land glove on Mayweather' - Frampton
'McGregor will do well to land glove on Mayweather' - Frampton

The news, which broke yesterday evening, instantly became one of the biggest sports stories of the year, perhaps even the decade and for Mayweather himself, it stands as the first time he will step back into the ring in nearly two years. Though oddsmakers make Mayweather a big favorite, the thought of the fight has excited many in the MMA world. ...

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  • India Will Keep Team Unchanged for Champions Trophy Semifinals
India Will Keep Team Unchanged for Champions Trophy Semifinals

Not many people gave us a chance to be here even. Mashrafe was skipper for both defeats but was keen to play down their significance ahead of their first semi-final in a global competition, preferring instead to focus on the giant strides his side have made over the last couple of years.

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